Coolest offices around the world

Lets Build

We all know the boring offices that are plain, simple and doesn’t try to lift the spirits of the workers at all. At GenieBelt, we have done some research on interesting and cool offices around the world that you can take a look at, and maybe get inspired for your own office.

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Bechtel opens NYC office to capitalize on infrastructure opportunities

Construction Dive

The top contractor by revenue has opened a Manhattan office to improve work on transit and other projects in the area

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3 approaches to contact tracing for the jobsite and office

Construction Dive

Technology companies have created solutions to help facilitate safer work environments, but privacy issues remain about how contractors can gather workers' health data

Adopting Technology that Works in the Field and the Office

Surveyor

Simplifying Processes Between the Office and Field

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Polish Skincare Company Opens First U.S Office In West Virginia

Business Facilities

Office In West Virginia at BusinessFacilities.com. BANDI Laboratories recently celebrated the opening of a sales and distribution center in Martinsburg, WV. The company plans to open a U.S. manufacturing facility within five years. Read: Polish Skincare Company Opens First U.S

Open offices are bad!

BD+C

Sensationalist noise abounds on “open offices.”. They decrease face-to-face conversation and increase email volume! They are loud and make it impossible to focus! They increase stress, sickness, sexism, and decrease security

ARTBA Announces 2019-2020 Officers

Construction Equipment

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) announced the election of its 2019-2020 officers. They include: Chairman: Steve McGough, president and chief financial officer, HCSS, Sugar Land, Texas Senior Vice Chairman: Ward Nye, president & CEO of Martin Marietta

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It's time to make your back-to-the-office plan

BD+C

Now, it’s time to start preparing for your return to the office Congratulations! Your organization has successfully pivoted to remote work and settled into a new routine.

NYC Most, Huntsville Least Expensive U.S. Office Markets

Business Facilities

office market, and Huntsville, AL is the least expensive, according to Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International. Using data from its 2016 Office Experience Exchange Report (Office EER), BOMA has compiled a list of the most and least expensive office markets in the U.S.,

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Where Are The Most, Least Expensive U.S. Office Markets?

Business Facilities

Here's a rundown of the most and least expensive private sector office markets in the United States based on total operating expenses, courtesy of BOMA International. Office Markets? office marketsRead: Where Are The Most, Least Expensive U.S. at BusinessFacilities.com.

The Ultimate Office Design Build Case Study – Us!

Commercial Construction

So it is with great pride that I announce the completion of our most successful Chicago design build office construction job to date – the new headquarters of Englewood Construction! for what we considered the ultimate office tenant renovation project.

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Brookfield Properties plans largest mass timber office building in North America

Construction Dive

Construction of the six-floor San Francisco office will take six months less than erecting a concrete building of the same size, according to the developer

Everything I Learned About Business from ‘The Office’

Construction Business Owner

Within "The Office," there are several lessons any construction organization can easily apply to their business strategy

Broom-Clad Backyard Office

Jetson Green

For professionals working from home a dedicated office space can be a real productivity booster. This interesting backyard office is certainly one such space. The architects jokingly call it Mission Control, and it became a necessary addition to the home office once children arrived.

Oregon DOT launches office to tackle traffic congestion

Construction Dive

The three executives hired for the new ODOT office first will address two major highway projects and develop a new tolling and congestion pricing program

Open offices reduce collaboration among employees

BD+C

Proponents of open offices claim that the design promotes employee collaboration, but a recent study found just the opposite. The researchers studied people who switched from individual cubicles to an open office plan

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Do open offices work?

BD+C

Whether for a team of 20 or 200, if today’s professionals are not currently working in an open office environment, a change is likely on the horizon. Far from a fleeting fad, the open office layout is increasingly being adopted in the workplace and isn’t going away anytime soon.

KPF designs three-building San Jose office campus

BD+C

Platform 16, a 1,200,000-sf, three-building office campus, has recently broken ground in Downtown San Jose. The Kohn Pedersen Fox-designed project will be located on a 5.4-acre site adjacent to Google's planned transit village and Diridon Station, a major Bay Area transportation hub

Infection control in office buildings: Preparing for re-occupancy amid the coronavirus

BD+C

Prior to the coronavirus outbreak, the AE firm Gresham Smith had a client in Tennessee that was in the process of consolidating 1,000 of its employees into an office building that already had 1,000 of its workers.

Designing office building lobbies to respond to the coronavirus

BD+C

People spend up to one-third of their lives at work, many of them inside office buildings. As governments and health officials press to develop a vaccine for COVID-19, we’ve been looking at design strategies that can aid in preventing the spread of all viruses in the modern workplace.

3D-printed office: Office of the Future

BD+C

The Office of the Future in Dubai represents the most audacious project to date. Dedicated in May 2016, the 2,600-sf, fully functioning office building kicked off Dubai’s strategy to make the city a 3D printing hub by 2030

Vanair Doubles Office Space

Construction Equipment

This brings Vanair’s total production and office space to over 160,000 square feet. The new office space, located on Highway 12, Michigan City, IN, will provide capacity for increased manufacturing, training, support, service and leadership functions

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AECOM NYC office nabs MTA, Port Authority veterans

Construction Dive

The hiring of former New York MTA CEO Tom Prendergast and former Port Authority COO Denise Berger will no doubt help AECOM tap into large public projects in a time when demand and competition are heating up

Eastgate Offices for Environment Canada

SAB Magazine

Although it functions as a healthy, sustainable office space for its occupants in Edmonton, the building is also a 24/7, mission-critical facility designed to ensure that Environment Canada’s important weather forecasting work continues under any circumstances.

AEM Elects 2019 Officers, Directors

Construction Equipment

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has announced its 2019 officers, as well as directors elected to the AEM Board of Directors. Officers and directors come from an industry cross-section and work cooperatively on behalf of the entire membership.

[VIDEO] World's First 3D-Printed Office

Construction Equipment

Dubai Future Foundation (DFF) achieved a Guinness World Records title for the world’s first 3D-printed commercial building in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. According to the Guinness World Records, the building measured 20 feet high, 120 feet long, and 40 feet wide. The building took 17 days to

Sustainable Office in the Wilderness

Jetson Green

KantoorKaravaan is a sustainable and fully equipped office space, which is located far from the stressful hustle and bustle of the city. KantoorKaravaan in Dutch means “office caravan” and actually consists of several tiny offices. Awesome Office Conversion Using Pallets.

Medical offices are filling space vacated by retail

BD+C

yesterday disclosed its plans for a $100 million-plus expansion that will add a hotel, grocery, multifamily housing, fitness centers, restaurants, coworking spaces, more retail, and a medical office building The 1.2-million-sf shopping mall Rosedale Center in Roseville, Minn.,

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U.S. Office Sector Fundamentals Heating Up

Business Facilities

The top 10 strongest markets in terms of demand for office space were New York, San Jose, Sacramento, Chicago, Boston, Denver, Los Angeles, Raleigh, San Diego, and Baltimore. Office Sector Fundamentals Heating Up appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Best Office/Retail/Mixed-Use: First Tech Federal Credit Union Oregon Corporate Office

ENR Construction

Though built as one of the largest mass timber projects in the country, the 156,000-sq-ft First Tech Federal Credit Union corporate office was erected in a relatively short time

ARTBA Announces 2019-2020 Officers at National Convention

Construction Equipment

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) announced the election of its 2019-2020 officers. They include: Chairman: Steve McGough, president and chief financial officer, HCSS, Sugar Land, Texas Senior Vice Chairman: Ward Nye, president & CEO of Martin Marietta

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Diageo North America Investing $31M In NYC Office Relocation

Business Facilities

The alcohol beverage company will invest $31 million to create a new primary North America office at 3 World Trade Center, drawing 350 jobs to New York City. Read: Diageo North America Investing $31M In NYC Office Relocation at BusinessFacilities.com.

An Awesome Towable Tiny Office

Jetson Green

Perhaps living in a tiny home isn’t quite feasible for most people, but I’m sure many entrepreneurs would appreciate their own tiny mobile office. They are advertising it as the perfect mobile office for startups or even as a portable music studio. Downsizing to a Mobile Office.

Shepley Bulfinch opens Hartford office

BD+C

Shepley Bulfinch recently announced it has opened a new office in Hartford, Conn. The office, located at 100 Allyn Street, is the firm’s fourth office, joining those in Boston, Houston, and Phoenix

Houston office construction costs projected to rise 5%

Construction Dive

The Kirksey Architecture report said labor and tariff concerns will significantly impact construction costs in one of the country's hottest markets

AEM Announces 2018 Officers, Directors

Construction Equipment

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announced its 2018 officers as well as directors elected to the AEM Board of Directors and AG and CE Sector Boards at its recent annual business meeting

Waterbury State Office Complex Achieves LEED Platinum

PC Construction

Over 200,000 square feet of Vermont’s extensive Waterbury State Office Complex redevelopment and restoration project – the new office building and the historic core – has been awarded the U.S.

How open is too open for you office?

BD+C

It’s time to end the debate about whether offices should be an open or closed environment. Over the years, companies’ workplaces and real estate strategies have shifted, from using enclosed offices with doors, to high-panel workstations, all the way to benching.

Steven Malm named NIBCO Chief Executive Officer

Contractor Magazine

Steven Malm has been named chief executive officer by the Board of Directors of NIBCO INC

How to connect site to office without any struggle

Lets Build

As we all know, arguably the key factor in getting any construction job done is good communication. Everyone working on a scheme has to know exactly how they fit in, precisely what their role is and what is expected of them – that includes the project manager.

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